M-9, r. 2.1 - Regulation respecting the professional activities that may be engaged in within the framework of pre-hospital emergency services and care

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13. An ambulance technician in advanced care may, in addition to the activities determined in Divisions II and III, further to an individual prescription,
(1)  (paragraph revoked);
(2)  use the following invasive techniques:
(a)  perform a thoracentesis using a needle technique in a patient in a preterminal state, receiving ventilation support;
(b)  (subparagraph revoked);
(c)  (subparagraph revoked);
(d)  perform a percutaneous cricothyroidotomy.
In the absence of an individual prescription and where communication with a physician is impossible, an ambulance technician in advanced care may, for an unstable patient, use those invasive techniques.
O.C. 26-2012, s. 13; 119-2019O.C. 119-2019, s. 6.
13. An ambulance technician in advanced care may, in addition to the activities determined in Divisions II and III, further to an individual prescription,
(1)  introduce an intravenous solution via intraosseous route and administer the required substances or medications;
(2)  use the following invasive techniques:
(a)  perform a thoracentesis using a needle technique in a patient in a preterminal state, receiving ventilation support;
(b)  apply external cardiac stimulation;
(c)  perform cardioversion;
(d)  perform a percutaneous cricothyroidotomy.
In the absence of an individual prescription and where communication with a physician is impossible, an ambulance technician in advanced care may, for an unstable patient, use those invasive techniques.
O.C. 26-2012, s. 13.